Paid Duty Officers

Individuals, groups, or organizations planning a special event are able to request a Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service (SCPS) Paid Duty Officer. Paid for by your organization, these officers provide a police presence and ensure the safety and support of your event. Please note when booking that there is a three hour minimum booking requirement.

Book a Paid Duty Officer

When might I need a Paid Duty Officer?

The list below includes examples of events or situations where Paid Duty Officers could be present:

  • Concerts,
  • Sporting events,
  • Traffic control,
  • Road construction,
  • Festivals,
  • Wide load escorts,
  • Film shoots etc.

Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions set out by the SCPS must be met before booking a Paid Duty Officer.

  • Events must be in Strathroy-Caradoc 
  • A three-hour minimum per officer is required
  • Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance
  • The SCPS cannot guarantee officer availability for all requests
  • Advanced notice helps us fulfill each request
  • Payment is required in advance and can be made by credit card
  • Partial hours are billed at the full hourly rate

The SCPS reserves the right to determine the number of officers required for an event based upon a risk assessment. SCPS will provide Paid Duty Officers once all parties agree and officers are available to fulfil the request.

Contact Information

For more information on the SCPS Paid Duty program, please contact the Police Service.